Basel came from behind to defeat Chelsea 2-1 in soccer’s Champions League, while Lionel Messi scored three goals for a record fourth time in the competition as Barcelona routed Ajax 4-0.
Germany sent the Netherlands to the brink of an early exit from soccer’s European Championship with a 2-1 victory founded on familiarity.
Mario Gomez scored in the 90th minute to give Bayern Munich the advantage over Real Madrid as the German club chases a place in the Champions League soccer final in its home stadium.
Mario Gomez scored four times to lead Bayern Munich into the Champions League quarterfinals, while Marseille ousted Inter Milan with a stoppage-time goal.
Colombia, the world’s second-largest supplier of Arabica coffee beans, may produce its smallest crop in two years in 2011 because of excess rain that poses a risk for next year’s harvest, according to a top growers’ leader.
Inter Milan scored with two minutes to play to keep alive the defense of its Champions League soccer title, while Manchester United withstood a late rally by Marseille to advance to the quarterfinals.
Bayern Munich handed Barcelona its worst European soccer defeat in 16 years to move to the brink of its third Champions League final appearance in four seasons.
Germany beat the Netherlands 2-1 last night to move closer to a quarterfinal spot in soccer’s European Championship. Portugal boosted its chances with a 3-2 win against Denmark.
Mario Gomez ’s last-minute goal gave Bayern Munich a 1-0 win at Inter Milan in their Champions League round of 16 opener. Manchester United drew 0-0 at Marseille.
Bayern Munich took another step toward a home Champions League soccer final in May, as defending champion Barcelona went scoreless in the competition for the first time in nearly 2 1/2 years.
"That's the death of coffee production."
- Mario Gomez on Jun 14, 2012